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Dozens of migrants found dead on the Libyan coast

Immigrants and refugees endure the horrific conditions of Libya and then travel north to crowded, often unfamiliar vessels that often sink or get into trouble.

A recent tragedy occurs a few days after a similar incident killed 160 migrants within a week and the total number of lives lost this year reached 1,500. (AA)

The bodies of 28 migrants were launched on the west coast of Libya after the boat sank in the latest tragedy on the world’s deadliest migration route.

“Libya’s Red Crescent team has recovered 28 dead migrants and found three survivors at two different locations on Al-Alous’s beach, about 90 km (55 miles) from Tripoli. “I did,” security officials said on Sunday.

“The progress of the corpse’s disassembly indicates that the wreck occurred a few days ago,” he added, adding that prices could rise in the coming hours.

read more: United Nations: Two wrecked ships off Libya drown many migrants

Images released by the Libyan media showed the corpses lined up along the shore and in a body bag.

Suffering from decades of conflict and lawlessness, Libya has become an important starting point for African and Asian migrants desperately trying to reach Europe.

Immigrants often endure the horrific conditions of Libya and then travel north to overcrowded, often unseasonable vessels that often sink or get into trouble.

Deadly route

According to the International Organization for Migration, a recent tragedy will occur a few days after a similar incident killed 160 migrants within a week and the total number of lives lost this year reached 1,500.

read more: UN accuses Libya of detention of migrants and “crimes against humanity”

The IOM states that more than 30,000 migrants were intercepted during the same period and returned to Libya.

The European Union has worked closely with the Libyan Coast Guard to reduce the number of migrants arriving on the European coast.

When they return, many face even more horrific abuse at detention centers.

Source: TRT World and distributors

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